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Letter regarding potential building purchase

20 October 2017 | by Bixby

Below is a letter that seeks to explain our current situation as we look toward the possibility of purchasing a building for our church plant. It is from a friend and fellow church member Vincent Dormieux, a French businessman who is part of the leadership in our mother church at Saint Denis. We trust it will help you better understand the opportunity […]

Some spring activity before we hopped into summer: May

19 July 2017 | by Bixby

The last six months have been a whirlwind in many ways, and we have had very little discretionary time to post anything about all that’s been going on here. So without further adieu, we’ll give you a few pictures to at least hit the highlights … May 19: We had the joy of hosting in our […]

December news & events

4 January 2017 | by Bixby

Home school inspection: While we do not yet have the final results, we think the inspection went quite well overall on December 15. The inspectors were kind, and the Lord definitely helped Miriam as she responded to their questions. Thank you for praying. Christmas outreach: Thanks so much to those of you who prayed for […]

Video update

7 December 2016 | by Bixby

Below is a homemade video Ruth recently made in response to a request by a ladies missionary group. We hope it will give you a better glimpse into our lives and remind you to pray for us.   Password: trbixby.france  

Mission Team from Cleveland Park Bible Church

20 August 2016 | by Bixby

CPBC Team, July 8-18: Deuteronomy 4:9 contains one of many admonitions in Scripture to look back and remember what God has done, being sure to recount His works to the generations to come: “Only take care, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things that your eyes have seen, and lest they depart […]

Summer 2016 Overview

15 August 2016 | by Bixby

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve been able to update this blog with some of our goings-on, because we’ve been a little too caught up in living through the goings-on (particularly with summer visitors!). But with summer nearly over now, it’s time we took a few minutes to catch you up. Below is an […]

A New Disciple of Jesus Christ

15 April 2016 | by Bixby

I want to update you all on Souad. We spoke about her and her husband in a recent blog post. Ahcène her husband is a Christian and she is Muslim—both from Algeria. Though saved in his youth, Ahcène didn’t want to stop dating Souad though he knew it was wrong. Souad hadn’t wanted to stop […]

Bible studies and discipleship opportunities

22 March 2016 | by Bixby

It’s been a while since we have updated you on some ongoing Bible study opportunities with specific individuals, and so here is a quick recap on several. We’d like to thank you for having prayed for many of these individuals already, and hope that this update will inform and encourage you so that you may continue […]

Update following the Saint-Denis raid

18 November 2015 | by Bixby

Dear Friends, Due to the recent terrorists attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis, several have been asking about our safety. We want to thank you for your prayers and concern for us as well as our Christian friends. As many of you know, Friday night we were at the church building in Saint-Denis for a couples’ […]

Church planting seminar

21 November 2014 | by Bixby

Last Saturday, November 15, the pastoral team of the Baptist Church of Saint-Denis gathered together to hear from French pastor Jamel Attar, whom we had invited to explain the process his church went through in their efforts to mother a new church plant.  Jamel is co-pastor of a Baptist church in Caen (self-supporting and self-governing) […]